Air-ground teamwork on the Western Front: the role of the by United States Army Air Forces.

By United States Army Air Forces.

An international struggle army background.

Show description

Read Online or Download Air-ground teamwork on the Western Front: the role of the XIX Tactical Air Command during August 1944 PDF

Best nonfiction_7 books

Voices of the American Past: Documents in U.S. History, Volume I

VOICES OF the yankee prior is a two-volume reader that provides various diversified views via greater than 230 fundamental assets. Excerpts from speeches, letters, journals, journal articles, hearings and executive records increase concerns from either private and non-private points of yank lifestyles all through historical past.

Neutron Spin Echo Spectroscopy: Basics, Trends and Applications

Neutron spin echo (NSE) spectroscopy is the top power solution neutron scattering procedure on hand for reading a wide region (in time and area) in condensed topic physics. This huge dynamic and spatial diversity is commonly exploited within the research of quite a lot of medical difficulties starting from the dynamics of glasses, polymer melts, complicated fluids and microemulsions to the straight forward excitations in superfluid 4He and to ferromagnets and spin glasses.

Semiparallel Submanifolds in Space Forms

This booklet bargains a entire survey to this point of the speculation of semiparallel submanifolds. brought in 1985, semiparallel submanifolds have emerged as a tremendous quarter of analysis inside of differential geometry and topology. the writer starts with the required historical past on symmetric and semisymmetric Riemannian manifolds, soft manifolds in area types, and parallel submanifolds.

Extra info for Air-ground teamwork on the Western Front: the role of the XIX Tactical Air Command during August 1944

Example text

Operationsunder 3,500 feet were found to be impractical for fighter-bombers because of the damage inflicted by the intense light flak encountered over concentrations of enemy troops. The P-5i was much more susceptible to serious damage by light flak than the P- 4 7 , because of the former's liquid-cooled engine and its somewhat lighter construction. -For dive bombing, XIX TAC operations required a 5,ooo-foot ceiling with broken cloud. For armed reconnaissance the minimum was 3,500 feet with broken cloud.

In antishipping operations off Brest, 2 naval vessels were claimed as destroyed, and 3 naval and 9 merchant vessels damaged. Four P-5i's flew artillery-adjustment sorties for corps artillery at Brest, noting many hits on enemy gun positions and shipping. Reconnaissance sorties totaled 64. 26 August After his heavy air losses of the previous day, the enemy avoided combat with our fighters, and the day's cash register rang up only 2 enemy aircraft destroyed and i damaged, all 3 on the ground. Our groups on armed reconnaissance, patrols, and armored-column cooperation flew 528 sorties.

However, this channel proved to be badly overcrowded, and early communication difficulties were overcome by assigning frequencies as follows: Button A-group frequency and homing; Button Bair-ground communication with VIII and XII Corps; Button C46 •. v ,~ :.... v . , , \ •:::::::::::.. v..... .. . v.. • •i ......... v..... - ... ,,.... ,.. " ... it .. .. ,- ..... . • • . v" .. =" -~~~~~ •. •.... ,. • ,.. , ..... o - .. v... ......... v~ .. '.. v.... . , vv•-....... v. I-~ ~~~~. ... v ...

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.93 of 5 – based on 48 votes